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INNOVATIONAUS – Australia hits a ‘paradigm shift’ on research translation

Australia is at the start of a new paradigm in research translation, with a “structural change” needed in how academic success is measured, according to the nation’s Chief Scientist and Chief Defence Scientist.

Chief Scientist Dr Cathy Foley and Chief Defence Scientist Professor Tanya Monro spoke on a panel at the launch of The Innovation Papers in Canberra on Thursday 4 August, discussing Australia’s long-running research translation and commercialisation challenges and how to improve commercialisation outcomes.

Professor Monro said a transformation has already begun and that Australia is at the “beginning of a paradigm change”.

Read the rest of the article on the InnovationAus web site here.

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